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Automotive Expert Sandy Munro On The Tesla Model Y: “Lots Of Room In There”

April 1st, 2020 | by Kurt Lowder

We have covered expert Sandy Munro and his company Munro & Associates multiple times on CleanTechnica over the years. When the Tesla Model 3 first came out, Munro led the charge to call Tesla out for out of spec panel gaps. For a short period, the corporate media preceded to interview and quote him often

What Are The Chances One Or More Legacy Automakers Will Fail?

August 24th, 2019 | by Barry A.F.

Recently, an article about Sandy Munro's most recent interview was posted on CleanTechnica. The article and video are very interesting in quite a few ways. I commented with my thoughts and the replies convinced me to write this article

Sandy Munro States Tesla Has A 10-Year Lead Over US Automakers

August 21st, 2019 | by Kurt Lowder

Get your popcorn and snacks ready! Sandy Munro has another hour-long interview about the ongoing transition to electric vehicles. There is always so much packed into these videos. Munro just has a knack for cutting right to the chase and explaining engineering, manufacturing, and business to the layperson. In the interview, Munro is joined by Mark Ellis, who is a Senior Associate at Munro and Associates

Industry Expert On Tesla’s Motors: “They’ve Got Magic!”

April 28th, 2019 | by Kurt Lowder

Disclaimer: I have been hesitating whether to write this article for some months now. I am not an engineer. I am an environmental advocate and avid cleantech follower. I had really hoped an engineer would cover this story, but I have not seen an article that covers this aspect of Tesla's technology. (I could have missed it.)

Diving Into The Tesla Model 3, BMW i3, & Chevy Bolt (Video)

April 19th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Munro & Associates in Auburn Hills, Michigan, is in the business of taking cars apart. The company’s teardown reports reveal the juicy details of every single component — how they work, where they came from, and how much they cost. Automakers pay sizable sums for these reports, in order to figure out what their competitors are up to. Sandy Munro’s 2018 teardown of a Tesla Model 3 delivered some important insights into the California carmaker’s strengths and weaknesses. What about other electric cars

Auto Industry Expert In Lean Design, Sandy Munro, Gushes Over Tesla In New Video

April 6th, 2019 | by Paul Fosse

The weekly Autoline show from the Detroit area recently invited Sandy Munro back to talk about Tesla in China. Munro was once one of Tesla's most ardent skeptics, when he famously compared the Model 3 build quality to a "Kia from the '90s." After spending some more time tearing down the Model 3 and learning more about it, Sandy warmed to the company and had much more complimentary things to say about the company, including calling the Model 3 electronics "Like a Symphony of Engineering."

Another Tesla Model 3 Teardown Highlights Strengths & Opportunities For Tesla

October 23rd, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Sandy Munro and his team at Munro and Associates have been tearing cars down for decades. As legacy gas and diesel powertrains are being replaced by electrified versions and new electric car companies continue to sprout (seemingly every other day), Munro and Associates are putting their experience to work tearing down the latest and greatest electric cars

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